Indiana, Ohio State and Purdue Earn First Weekly Awards of 2013 Season

Ohio State's Brad Goldberg earns his first career Pitcher of the Week honor

Feb. 18, 2013

Player of the Week
Sam Travis, Indiana
1B – So. – Orland Park, Ill. – Providence Catholic

  • Hit .583 (7-for-12), reached base at a .706 clip and slugged 1.167 to combine for an OPS of 1.873 as Indiana went 2-1 in the Big East/Big Ten Challenge with wins over No. 4 Louisville and South Florida
  • Recorded a hit in all three contests, including three-hit efforts against Connecticut and South Florida
  • Belted three doubles against the Bulls and a home run against the Huskies
  • Earns his second career Player of the Week award
  • Last Indiana Player of the Week: Justin Cureton (April 30, 2012)

Pitcher of the Week
Brad Goldberg, Ohio State
RHP – Sr. – Beachwood, Ohio – Beachwood

  • Tossed seven shutout innings to lead Ohio State to a 3-1 win over St. John’s in the Big East/Big Ten Challenge
  • Allowed just two hits and struck out seven against the Red Storm, allowing just one runner past second base
  • Earns his first career Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Pitcher of the Week: Alex Wimmers (April 12, 2010)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Evan Bell, Indiana
RHP – Leawood, Kan. – Blue Valley

  • Came on in relief to throw four scoreless innings and secure a 2-0 victory over No. 4 Louisville
  • Allowed just two hits while striking out a pair to earn the win
  • Earns his first career weekly honor
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Kyle Schwarber (May 21, 2012)

Josh Estill, Purdue
DH/C/1B – Carlsbad, Calif. – Santa Fe Christian

  • Hit .467 (7-for-15) and reached base at a .529 clip over four games at the Big East/Big Ten Challenge
  • Hit safely in each of his first four collegiate games, recording multiple hits against Connecticut and No. 4 Louisville
  • Collects his first weekly conference award
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: N/A




2013 Big Ten Baseball Players of the Week

Feb. 18
Pl:           Sam Travis, So., IND
Pi:           Brad Goldberg, Sr., OSU
F:            Evan Bell, IND
F:            Josh Estill, PUR